Travel and Communication often does not go hand in hand. The most common hindrance to your travel is the language of the place where you go and this does not happens once but with every place we go, if we are unknown to language.  And it is difficult to learn each language of each country so let me bring you the solution to this very prominent problem of us.

How about going back to the past where there was no language and communication was just through sign language or signals and now you will say that how can we communicate in sign language.  But what if I say it will be fun to communicate in that way with your expressions and sign language.

Here I bring forward, the most innovated solution to the communication problem during traveling – “The IconSpeak T-shirt” which comes with 40 different universal icons. The shirt was thought up by three Swiss travelers over numerous drinks and after an adventure with a broken-down motorcycle, somewhere in Vietnam. Here are some pics of this T-shirt which you will surely love :

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Here is the brief story behind the invention of this T-shirt

“Many times we were confronted with a language barrier that was only to be overcome by drawing signs, symbols or icons on a piece of paper, map, or into the dirt,” explain George, Steven, and Florian. “We thought it would be great to have an essential set of icons with you, permanently, so that you could just point on whatever you need – and people would understand. Soon the notepad was pulled out again and we started listing more or less essential icons that would have been of great help during not just ours, but basically anyone’s trip.”

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Published in Thoughts, Travel News, Travel Tips & Hacks
  1. marie 2 years ago

    This is very inventive! Actually getting on and putting an idea into productions too – well done! I hope it is a success.

  2. Patricia 2 years ago

    Thank you for sharing how this shirt came about! I love the idea behind it, and though I think there is still room for some hilarious misunderstandings, it goes a long way toward helping. I need to get one of these before I set out for somewhere that will pose this kind of language barrier.

  3. Marteen 2 years ago

    I read about this on Bored Panda. It’s a brilliant idea to help with communication although it would still be useful to learn a few phrases ☺

  4. Danielle Des 2 years ago

    This is so creative and something that I would want to purchase. This takes away so much frustration from lack of speaking the same language.

  5. Christina 2 years ago

    What a cool idea! Universal symbols are a great way to communicate. I like how you included the story of how the idea was conceived.

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